1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing

Not Rated.
Marshal Zhukov's Imperial StoutMarshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout

Educational use only; do not reuse.

2,191 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 2,191
Reviews: 495
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,077
Gots: 738 | FT: 60
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BigMcLargeHuge on 11-17-2008

This Russian Imperial Stout is dedicated to Georgy Zhukov, arguably one of the finest generals of World War II. Opaque black in color, with notes of espresso, chocolate, dark toffee and hints of backstrap molasses. The English hop varietals provide a subtle herbal dryness, and finishes with a hearty slap of roasty espresso. Pair Marshal Zhukov’s with Mushroom Solyanka, dark chocolate, cherries and ground wars in Russia.

We brew and release Zhukov's in the summer knowing that a beer of this heft reaches its full potential a few months after release. So save a bottle for the cold winter!

80 IBU
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 2,191 | Reviews: 495 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Seco
4.44/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of isu68mbt
4.4/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of rafletch
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of kylemacs
4.56/5  rDev +4.3%

Photo of Yellolab2010
4.46/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of schmidtmattsays
3.6/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of fooferjw
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of NCBrewmaster
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Mersh
4.57/5  rDev +4.6%

Photo of SebD
4.62/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: It has a nice jet black color to it. It has a nice thick creamy tan head that dies down very slowly and leaves lovely lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of sweet chocolate, molasses, some coffee/espresso, dark fruit, toffee and some vanilla. Smells phenomenal!

Taste: Like the aromas, it has loads of sweet chocolate, rich molasses, coffee, bitter espresso, light dark fruit, some toffee and faint vanilla.

Mouthfeel: It has a low carbonation with a very nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by great flavors and aromas. This is a really great Stout. Definetely something to try.

Serving type: bottle

Photo of GRWILK
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Seabass1964
4.61/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Zaximus
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Guzzle_McBrew
3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of dm123
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of KAF
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of CraftFan5
4.16/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of JavaNoire
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of SeattleBoB76
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of dinovis
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of MrGone
4.48/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of seanmonaghan13
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of a77cj7
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Griffith
4.44/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Scott1020
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 2,191 ratings.